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Traffic Civil Infraction Contact Information

56th District Court Contact information

The following information is provided to assist you in contacting the 56th District Court.

To Admit responsibility with an Explanation for a traffic violation

1.  Contact the court by Email at Traffic@eatoncounty.org to submit a written explanation to the court.

2.  Contact the court via mail to submit a written explanation to the court.

Send your letter to:

56th District Court-Traffic Division

1045 Independence Blvd

Charlotte, MI 48813

Admitting responsibility with and explanation will cause the court to read your letter and determine if a hearing date should be set or fines and cost established. You will receive notice in the mail of either action.  

 

To Deny responsibility for a traffic violation

1.  Contact the court at (517) 543-3359 to enter a plea of not responsible

2.  Contact the court by Email at Traffic@eatoncounty.org  to deny responsibility

3.  Send in your citation with the back of the citation signed indicating your desire to Deny Responsibility.

Deny Responsibility-mail to:

56th District Court Traffic

Charlotte, Mi 48813 Division

1045 Independence Blvd

Denying responsibility will initiate a Formal or Informal hearing at the court. You must advise the court of which type of hearing you prefer. You will be mailed a notice of the hearing date.

 

To Admit responsibility for a traffic violation

1.  Contact the court at (517) 543-3359 to enter a plea of Admit Responsibility or

2.  Contact the Court by Email at Traffic@eatoncounty.org to enter a plea of Admit Responsibility

3.  Send in your citation with the back of the violation signed indicating your desire to Admit Responsibility. Payment of fine can also be made. Click here for fine information.

Mail to:

56th District Court Traffic Division

1045 Independence Blvd

Charlotte, Mi 48813

Admitting responsibility will generate a Civil Infraction Judgment with fines and cost due to the court. This notice will be mailed to you and payable within 30 days. Payment plans are available.

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